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The 20 Coolest Secret Hotel Amenities

Read on for hidden perks from VIP shopping experiences to free museum access, and more.<p>When booking a trip, many travelers like to research the perks …

Travel

These Airlines Have the Lowest Safety Ratings

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

12 Ways to Raise a Kid Who's Healthy for Life

We get it: It’s hard enough persuading your kids to eat anything that isn’t shaped like a dinosaur, to say nothing about dragging them away from the …

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Books

7 Foods That Prevent Overeating

Willpower: It’s the key to successful weight loss, right? In fact, no. When it comes to battling the forces of food cravings, relying on your …

Which Company Will Change the Future of Healthcare? Here are 10 Contenders

I have yet to hear of an industry that hasn't been massively disrupted by technology. Healthcare is no stranger to this disruption. The question is which companies will actually break through the barrier and solve some of the major issues healthcare faces today?<p>Major trends are becoming anything …

14 Foods you shouldn't buy - make your own!

Want to cut your weekly shopping bill in half and eat healthier too? There are some foods you just shouldn't bother buying at the supermarket. You …

Healthy Eating

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

What would you pay to be happy?

The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in front of his hermitage in Nepal. He watches hundreds of miles of Himalayan peaks glowing in front of him in the rising sun. The scene “blends naturally and seamlessly with …

Happiness

10 Adventurous Digs That Totally Beat A Hotel Room

<b>By Hannah Martin for Architectural Digest.</b><p>Make your next trip something truly out of the ordinary with our roundup of offbeat travel accommodations, including tepees in Texas and tree houses in Sweden.<p><i>(photo: Nick Simonite)</i><p>El Cosmico, a quirky campground in the desert of Marfa, Texas, offers a …

No, Russia is not about to bail out Greece

So Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's trip to the Kremlin this week was bound to crank up the rumour mill once more. Could Moscow be preparing a deal that would see Greece's troubled government given loans in exchange for state-owned assets? Might Vladimir Putin be able to prize apart Europe's unified …

Melody on the menu: how a sprinkle of Mozart might give your meal zing

Professor Charles Spence is trying to come up with a sound for salty.<p>“We are not quite there yet,” says the Oxford academic. “Bitter, sweet, sour – we have those. But salty is the hardest taste to embody in sound.”<p>Spence, a behavioural psychologist, spends his life finding out how music, colour and …

Flute

6 Apps Every New Dad Needs to Download

While there’s a ton of advice out there geared toward new moms, dads often get left out in the cold when it comes to baby tips. Since there are so many awesome new fathers out there (Nate and Jeremiah, we’re lookin’ at you!) learning everything the hard way, we thought we’d share the best apps to …

The world’s must-visit islands

With draws including Jurassic Park-like scenery, hand-blown glass and thousand-strong king penguin colonies, these five islands don’t need tropical beaches to thrill.<p>Often featuring unique geography, wildlife and culture, islands can easily become a world unto themselves. But to find the most …

Ho Chi Minh City

7 hottest new travel accessories | CNN Travel

Travel

The 2015 Way to Travel on the Cheap

You'll be a jetsetter in no time.<p>The digital age is bittersweet for those of us with wanderlust. On one hand, your Instagram feed is filled with idyllic snaps from exotic locales that are merely pipe dreams due to your lack of funds. On the other, you have a million sites and apps at your finger …

How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety

An inability to live with life's unknowns can lead to worry and distress.<p>After nine years writing <i>Slate</i>’s “Dear Prudence” advice column, Emily Yoffe has noticed some recurring themes: “Mothers in law, husbands addicted to porn, impossible officemates, crazy brides.”<p>Sometimes, Yoffe says, …

This Is How You’ll Save Yourself

People will tell you what you want to hear in order to gain your favor. They will spit at you tired clichés and pats on the back in the form of words …

Guggenheim Poaches Health-Care Bankers from J.P. Morgan, Bank of America

Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking and capital markets unit of Guggenheim Partners, has bolstered its health-care team, hiring Jeff Hoffman and Joseph Kohls as senior managing directors within its health-care investment banking group.

Bank of America

Stop telling me how my life will change because I have a child

There are many horrible lies you tell yourself when you become a parent. The first, if you’re a writer, is: “I will not write about being a parent.” What a pathetic charade. The second is this: “I will never stop listening to advice.” <i>Riiiiight</i>. After a few months, some older parent starts talking, …

Parenting

The Brain’s Way of Healing by Norman Doidge review – a book of miracles

An absorbing compendium of unlikely recoveries from physical and mental ailments offers evidence that the brain can heal the body<p>Dr Michael Moskowitz, an American psychiatrist specialising in treating pain, had long been his very own laboratory rat. After breaking his femur jumping from the turret …

The Brain

Reiki Ball for Healing

<i>Article by Haripriya Suraj, Reiki Master</i><p>A Reiki ball, also known as an energy ball, is a very useful healing tool. In simple terms, a Reiki ball can …

Alternative Medicine

Germ Zapping Robots Keep Hospitals Safe

With the number of viruses and infections making headlines today, hospitals are increasingly under the microscope around ensuring patient health and safety.<p>Xenex, a Texas-based company, has recently $25 million in new funding to help development a new type of service robot — a germ-zapping robot …

Centers for Disease Control

The Precision Medicine Initiative: Data-Driven Treatments as Unique as Your Own Body

Watch Jo Handelsman, Associate Director for Science in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, explain the Precision Medicine Initiative and its significance.<p>The President's 2016 budget includes investments in an emerging field of medicine that takes into account individual differences in …

New book on neuroplasticity by Norman Doidge: The Brain’s Way of Healing

“His first book pop­u­lar­ized the idea that the brain is actu­al­ly a dynam­ic, adap­tive organ with incred­i­ble poten­tial to change. Now, Dr. …

Yoga and Reiki: A Powerful Healing Combination

Since I began practicing Reiki, my hearing has never been quite the same. Grateful for the nourishing gift of sound, I started to really <i>listen</i>.<p>I …